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Kendrick Lamar releases his fourth album; DAMN

Max Perez
April 17, 2017
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DAMN, every other album that's been released this year is irrelevant. It may be a bold statement, but the minute Compton City rapper Kendrick Lamar dropped his fourth official album titled DAMN, the whole rap world stopped and listened, then realized they can't hang. No disrespect to Raekwon, Drake a...

Fans of Rick and Morty were fooled on April Fools Day

Marck Parra
April 5, 2017
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In an ultimate April Fool's Day prank, creators of the hugely popular cartoon, "Rick and Morty," released the highly-anticipated first episode of the third season on April 1st to the confusing and disbelief of fans."Rick and Morty" is a show on Adult Swim about an alcoholic, mad scientist (Rick) an...

Lana del Rey announces album and witchcraft

Benjamin Garcia
April 5, 2017
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Some suspected it in the music video Born To Die -- where she sits on a throne, dressed like Baphomet -- has sex on an altar (a car) -- and chants verses resembling Freemason initiation rituals. She hinted to it in the song, The Blackest Day: "You should've known better/ Than to have to let her/ G...

The new Beauty and the Beast falls short to expectations

Briana Velarde
March 29, 2017
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Second week and Beauty and the Beast is still dominating box office.This version of the film is quite similar in structure of the plot.The film had a strong production design and the large musical set pieces. I can’t think of a musical in a long time that had such satisfyingly staged musical s...

Don’t Sleep on “More Life”

Michael Cueto
March 27, 2017
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October's very own Drake gives us, "More Life," which includes guest appearances by Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Quavo, Giggs and Sampha. None of these artists disappointed in delivery, however, lyrically I felt they could have delivered more. The album contains great samplings reminiscent of t...

The Bright Sessions Podcast Review

The Bright Sessions Podcast Review

Karina Quiran-Juarez
March 23, 2017
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Are you a fan of superheroes? How about superheroes in therapy? If you answer yes to either of those questions, then The Bright Sessions, created by Lauren Shippen, should definitely be on your radar. The Bright Sessions is an immersive audio drama podcast that is both fascinating and compelling, takes st...

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

A Dog’s Purpose is an instant dog lover classic

David Jenkins
January 9, 2017
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If you aren’t a dog person, that just might change by the end of this film. The demographic was obviously towards dog lovers. How one can walk away from this film and dislike dogs is beyond me. A Dog's Pupose is a film that will pierce the hearts of dog lovers and the not so dog lovers alike. It would ...

Rory on the Gilmore Girls revival makes me feel like a failure

Jenny Gonzalez
December 7, 2016
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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life literally tore my heart to pieces and brought an overflow of tears I am not used to. The presence of many characters such as Kirk, Taylor Doosey, Babette, Michel and Sookie warmed the remaining pieces of the heart I did have. Winter’s beginning was nostalgi...

Wizarding world remains fantastic

Ethan Ortiz
November 23, 2016
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The film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was simply that, fantastic.This film reminded me of why I continue to love this world of wizardry and it made me feel like a child again.An expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter explored the 1920s in America with lead character Newt Scamand...

Metallica: Hardwired…for success

Ethan Ortiz
November 23, 2016
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For a band to last for more than 30 years is impressive, but for a band to still put out a successful number one album in the charts after all that time, well that's legendary. Metallica, one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time, have accomplished just that with the release of the...

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